The Greek passion

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Simon and Schuster, 1954 - Literary Criticism - 432 pages
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User Review  - janerawoof - LibraryThing

Read years ago. I've never forgotten this moving book, though I don't remember many details. I had tears running down my face at the character Manolios, the shepherd, chosen to play Christ in the village Passion play. Read full review

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User Review  - jburlinson - LibraryThing

Very fine. The parallels between the original events and the staging of the local passion play are shrewdly managed. I particularly liked Kazantazakis' sense of pace. This is a relatively long book ... Read full review

Contents

a Judas i
15
Men Hunted by Men
25
Saints and Robbers
49
Copyright

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About the author (1954)

Kazantzakis was born in Crete. His works are varied in the fields of philosophy, travel, drama, and fiction.

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